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St. Lawrence in the News

2017

December

David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies, was widely cited for a report he wrote for the Alaska Wilderness League on Arctic drilling.
John Collins, professor of global studies
John Collins, professor of global studies, wrote an opinion piece for 'The Hill' on President Trump's controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Kevin MacKenzie, associate registrar
St. Lawrence University's Associate Registrar Kevin MacKenzie, a licensed guide, was featured in Climbing magazine.

November

Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, was quoted in The Atlantic, regarding Turkey's President Erdogan's deteriorating relationship with the United States and President Trump.
David Murphy with Zack Skovron '18 in front of the U.S. Capitol
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies, was quoted in a "The Washington Post" and Bloomberg article on the proposal to sell oil-drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Justin Sipher, vice president for Libraries and Information Technology
The "Chronicle of Higher Education's" Scott Carlson talked to Justin Sipher, vice president for Libraries and Information Technology, about the importance of librarians in these politically challenging times.

October

Okey Ndibe, Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative Writing
Author Okey Ndibe, Viebranz Visiting Professor of Creative Writing, was awarded the Connecticut Center for the Book 2017 Connecticut Book Award for Non-Fiction.
Paul Graham, professor and chair of English
An excerpt from Paul Graham's "In Memory of Bread" was published in The Best Food Writing 2017, edited by Holly Hughes.
North Country Public Radio featured an article on Take Back the Night at St. Lawrence University.
Howard Eissentat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, was quoted by several news outlets on the status of U.S.-Turkey relations.
David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies
North Country Public Radio turned to David Murphy, assistant professor of environmental studies, regarding two local wind project proposals that are dividing communities.
Marina Llorente, Hanson Professor and Associate Dean of the Center of International and Intercultural Studies
Marina Llorente, Hanson Professor and Associate Dean of the Center of International and Intercultural Studies, was interviewed by a local television station regarding the referendum on Catalonian independence.

September

Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and Turkish affairs expert, told The Globe Post that Trump's warm embrace of Turkey's president Erdogan was "a political gift."
Angela Sweigart-Gallagher, assistant professor of performance and communication arts
Potsdam radio station B99.3 FM interviewed Angela Sweigart-Gallagher, assistant professor of performance and communication arts, about veteran storytelling performances coming to St. Lawrence University on Sept. 14 and 15.
Robert Thacker, Charles A. Dana professor of English and Canadian studies
Robert Thacker, Charles A. Dana professor of English and Canadian studies, was quoted by the literary blog "Literary Hub" on the writings of Willa Cather.
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history, wrote an opinion article on the Kenyan Supreme Court nullifying the Aug. 8 presidential election that was featured in "The Hill."
Oliver Smith '19
St. Lawrence University Junior Oliver (Ollie) Smith '19 traveled to Nicaragua from Aug. 12 to Aug. 19 as a volunteer with a non-profit organization Outreach360.

August

The "Watertown Daily Times" featured St. Lawrence University's new "Build to Break" program, which aims to get sophomore students more engaged with the local community.
Adirondack Semester Yurts
The monthly magazine "Architectural Digest" included St. Lawrence University's Adirondack Semester yurts in its recent article "The 15 Most Beautiful College Dormitories in America."
Duncan Melville, professor of mathematics
Duncan Melville, professor of mathematics, is cautious about a new study regarding an ancient tablet and claims to be the first indication of trigonometry.
Damon T. Berry, assistant director of religious studies
Damon T. Berry, assistant director of religious studies, was interviewed about his book "Blood and Faith: Christianity in American White Nationalism" following the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
North Country Public Radio caught up with Olivia Raynard '19 who is building this summer what's known as a "tiny house" on the bed of a trailer.
Local media outlets were on campus to view the hundreds of students, employees and community members who showed up to view the Aug. 21 solar eclipse.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history and an expert in Turkish affairs, was quoted by several national and international media outlets in recent weeks
St. Lawrence University Trustee S. Georgia Nugent
St. Lawrence University Trustee S. Georgia Nugent penned an opinion piece for the Huffington Post, in which highlighted student interest in community-based learning.